SEAS Glosary of Symbols

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Glossary of Symbols

 Symbol
 Meaning
 
The Unpublished symbol indicates that the associated argument or template has not been published.
 
The Unpublished Template symbol indicates that the associated argument and it underlying template have not been published.
 
The "READ ONLY" symbol indicates that the associated argument or template cannot be edited.
The Collaboration Warning symbol indicates that another author is currently accessing the same unpublished argument or template. Should more than one author attempt to change the same information at the same time, the last one finished will be the one whose changes persist. Clicking on this symbol will reveal the identities of the collaborators.
The Open symbol is used to reveal concealed items immediately below it.
The Close symbol is used to conceal items that appears immediately below it.
 
The red signal flag indicates that the associated item requires the user's attention.
 
The memo symbol indicates that the associated item has a memo displayed.
 
The Exhibit In-Basket is used to add exhibits to a question posed by an argument.
The Discovery Toolbox is used to add discovery tools to a question posed by a template.
The Template Stapler is used to add component templates to a multi-dimensional template.
 
The Collection symbol is used in object browsing.
 
The Multi-dimensional Argument symbol is used in object browsing.
 
The Uni-dimensional Argument symbol is used in object browsing.
 
The Multi-dimensional Template symbol is used in object browsing.
 
The Uni-dimensional Template symbol is used in object browsing.
 
The Evidence symbol is used in object browsing.
 
The Exhibit symbol is used in object browsing.
 
The Discovery Tool symbol is used in object browsing.
 

Weighting symbols are used to depict differing weights attributed to objects being combined. The greater the blue area in the symbol, the greater the weight. These often relate directly to assessments of source credibility.
Fusion Method symbols used in the table viewer representing average, average weighted, bound, consensus, consensus weighted, maximum, minimum, and manual.
 
Collection In is used to add an item to a collection.
 
New Collection In is used to create a new object and add it as an item to a collection.
 
Collection Out is used to remove an item from a collection.
 
Collection Reorder is used to move an item within a collection.
 
Collection Move is used to remove an item from one collection and add it to another
 
The Film Spool is used to add argument frames in the comparison tool.
 
The Swap Arrow is used in the merging tool to exchange the objects playing the To and From roles in the merge.
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Various situation symbols are used to depict aspects of situation descriptors associated with arguments and templates. In this example, the flag indicates that the Region is Iraq and the Perspective is Economic.

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